Federal - HR 299

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.

Introduced

January 5, 2017

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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.

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Co-Sponsors 317

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  • Nov. 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Frelinghuysen, (R-N.J.)
  • Nov. 2, 2017Consideration and markup deferred by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.

  • Oct. 31, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Fudge, (D-Ohio)Gosar, (R-Ariz.)Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)
  • Oct. 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lipinski, (D-Ill.)
  • Oct. 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Polis, (D-Colo.)
  • Oct. 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Khanna, (D-Calif.)
  • Oct. 19, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Garrett, (R-Va.)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)
  • Oct. 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)
  • Oct. 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Roskam, (R-Ill.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
  • Oct. 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Panetta, (D-Calif.)
  • Sept. 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Denham, (R-Calif.)
  • Sept. 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Green, A. (D-Texas)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
  • Sept. 18, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Norman, (R-S.C.)
  • Sept. 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Estes, (R-Kan.)
  • Sept. 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cummings, (D-Md.)
  • Aug. 18, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Messer, (R-Ind.)
  • Aug. 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Amash, (R-Mich.)
  • July 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Brat, (R-Va.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
  • June 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McEachin, (D-Va.)
  • June 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Graves, G. (R-La.)
  • June 20, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Dent, (R-Pa.)
  • June 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Granger, (R-Texas)
  • June 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Norcross, (D-N.J.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
  • May 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Evans, (D-Pa.)Jordan, (R-Ohio)Payne (D-N.J.)
  • May 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)Stewart, (R-Utah)
  • May 17, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Carson, (D-Ind.)Kihuen, (D-Nev.)
  • May 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Conyers (D-Mich.)Engel, (D-N.Y.)
    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Crowley, (D-N.Y.)Raskin, (D-Md.)
  • April 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Simpson, (R-Idaho)
  • April 14, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)McSally, (R-Ariz.)
  • April 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)Posey, (R-Fla.)Smucker, (R-Pa.)
  • April 5, 2017 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.

  • April 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)Walden, (R-Ore.)
  • March 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Carter, J. (R-Texas)DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Price, (D-N.C.)
    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
    DeSantis, (R-Fla.)Peterson, (D-Minn.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
  • March 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Barragan, (D-Calif.)Crist, (D-Fla.)Richmond, (D-La.)
    Capuano, (D-Mass.)Lawson, (D-Fla.)
  • March 21, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Issa, (R-Calif.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Newhouse, (R-Wash.)
    Demings, (D-Fla.)Perry, (R-Pa.)
  • March 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Sablan, (D-N. Marianas)Taylor, (R-Va.)
    Marshall, (R-Kan.)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)
  • March 10, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Cook, (R-Calif.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Radewagen, (R-A.S.)
  • March 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Murphy, S. (D-Fla.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
    Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)Nolan, (D-Minn.)Tiberi, (R-Ohio)
    Harper, (R-Miss.)Roby, (R-Ala.)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Rutherford, (R-Fla.)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
    Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)Westerman, (R-Ark.)
    Correa, (D-Calif.)Noem, (R-S.D.)Williams, (R-Texas)
    Donovan, (R-N.Y.)Rosen, (D-Nev.)
    Dunn, (R-Fla.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Blum, (R-Iowa)Hultgren, (R-Ill.)Tenney, (R-N.Y.)
    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)O'Rourke, (D-Texas)Turner, M. (R-Ohio)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
    Gonzalez-Colon, J. (R-P.R.)Ros-Lehtinen, (R-Fla.)
    Grothman, (R-Wis.)Rothfus, (R-Pa.)
  • Feb. 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Duncan, Jeff (R-S.C.)King, S. (R-Iowa)Poliquin, (R-Maine)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Pallone (D-N.J.)Torres, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 16

    Bridenstine, (R-Okla.)Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Sarbanes, J. (D-Md.)
    Bergman, (R-Mich.)Hanabusa, (D-Hawaii)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
    Castro, (D-Texas)Johnson, E. (D-Texas)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Weber, (R-Texas)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Love, (R-Utah)
    Gallagher, (R-Wis.)Renacci, (R-Ohio)
  • Feb. 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 11

    Amodei, (R-Nev.)Kennedy, Joseph (D-Mass.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
    Crawford, (R-Ark.)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
    Gibbs, B. (R-Ohio)Mast, (R-Fla.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Hastings, (D-Fla.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)
  • Jan. 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 22

    Babin, (R-Texas)Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)LaHood, (R-Ill.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
    Faso, (R-N.Y.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
    Graves, S. (R-Mo.)Lucas, F. (R-Okla.)Vargas, (D-Calif.)
    Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)Moore, (D-Wis.)
    Huizenga, (R-Mich.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
  • Jan. 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 36

    Bishop, R. (R-Utah)Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)
    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)Gonzalez, V. (D-Texas)Meng, (D-N.Y.)
    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Green, G. (D-Texas)Olson, (R-Texas)
    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Griffith, (R-Va.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Hill, (R-Ark.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Chu, (D-Calif.)Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Rohrabacher, (R-Calif.)
    Cole, (R-Okla.)Kind, R. (D-Wis.)Sanchez, (D-Calif.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Lance, (R-N.J.)Scott, R. (D-Va.)
    Costa, (D-Calif.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Duffy, (R-Wis.)MacArthur, (R-N.J.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
    Esty, (D-Conn.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Vela, (D-Texas)
  • Jan. 10, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 22

    Byrne, (R-Ala.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Hudson, (R-N.C.)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Walberg, (R-Mich.)
    Cramer, (R-N.D.)Latta, (R-Ohio)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)Matsui, D. (D-Calif.)Young, David (R-Iowa)
    Gohmert, (R-Texas)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Poe, (R-Texas)
  • Jan. 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 17

    Barletta, (R-Pa.)Delaney, (D-Md.)Marino, (R-Pa.)
    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Garamendi, (D-Calif.)McCaul, (R-Texas)
    Bordallo, (D-Guam)Heck, (D-Wash.)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
    Costello, (R-Pa.)Lujan Grisham, M. (D-N.M.)
  • Jan. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 45

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Nunes, (R-Calif.)
    Bilirakis, G. (R-Fla.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)
    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Knight, (R-Calif.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
    DelBene, (D-Wash.)Maloney, S. (D-N.Y.)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)Massie, (R-Ky.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
    Farenthold, (R-Texas)McCollum, Betty (D-Minn.)Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
    Gallego, Ruben (D-Ariz.)Mooney, (R-W.Va.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    Himes, (D-Conn.)Moulton, (D-Mass.)Webster, (R-Fla.)
    Jones, (R-N.C.)Mullin, (R-Okla.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Joyce, (R-Ohio)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Kelly, (R-Pa.)Neal, R. (D-Mass.)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 5, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 5

    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Ross, D. (R-Fla.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 5, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Veterans' Affairs.Congressional Record p. H179